Show Dates: April 12-14, 2019

About the Show

April 2019 marks the hosting of the 11th annual Southwest International In-Water Boat Show, the largest in-water Boat Show in the Southwest – and the premier sail and power show for new and pre-owned vessels, at the South Shore Harbour Marina on Clear Lake in Bay Area Houston.

The show also offers free hourly seminars hosted by industry professionals. So, whether you are getting started in boating, planning your dream cruise or looking to get the most out of your time on the water, there is a seminar for you: topics include financing your boat, cruising, destinations, introduction to sailing, how to use a chart, kayak fishing and much, much more.

“Take The Helm”
This year let Carefree Boat Club add more fun and excitement to your boat show experience and take your boating skills up a notch.  There’s something for everyone – from absolute beginners to seasoned skippers with their one and three hour classes.  All sessions are taught by USCG licensed captains who are professional, certified instructors.  You’ll learn basic and advanced skills that will last a lifetime!


Friday, April 12:                   12Noon -7pm
Saturday, April 13:              10am -7pm
Sunday, April 14:                 10am -6pm

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Boat Show Location

The Boat Show is located on Clear Lake, in League City, at the beautiful South Shore Harbour Marina. Located approximately 40 minutes south from downtown Houston and 40 minutes north from Galveston making it a perfect destination no matter where you are coming from.

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On Site

FREE DAILY PARKING is available at the South Shore Harbour Resort complex for all exhibitors and event attendees. FREE OVERFLOW PARKING with a FREE SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE for the short distance will also be running Saturday and Sunday.

Off-Site PArking

Three Locations for overflow parking are available during the shows peak days Saturday and Sunday. Each of these locations will have a complimentary shuttle service running from the site to the main gate throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday.

Randall's Grocery

2951 Marina Bay Drive League City TX 77573

One Harbour Square

3027 Marina Bay Drive League City TX 77573

Two Harbour Square

3033 Marina Bay Drive League City TX 77573


With so much going on where do you start! The full list of all the scheduled events, musical acts, educational seminars and more are updated constantly, so check back often to begin planning your time at the Gulf’s largest in-water boat show.

Food and Beverage

Great Food!

Enjoy great food while you browse and explore the boats and vendors of the boat show – when you come and spend the day with us you needn’t worry about getting hungry!

Great Drinks!

Thanks to Faust Distributing and our good friends at Heineken and Dos Equis we will have another great year for beverages. Whether beer, wine, water, juice or soda are your taste we have something for everyone!


Demo The Boat of Your Dreams

With hundreds of boats in the water and every last one of them for sale, take advantage of the many demo opportunities at the show. Check back close to the show date and see the full list of exhibitors.